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Standard Canadian Report - T4_CA

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Report Description

A T4, akin to an American W2, provides employee tax information. The T4_CA offers a detailed look at the tax associated with a supplier's employees.

 

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Parameters

Parameter Name

Options

Explanation

Branch

All branches available within a Company

 

Year ID

4-digit year i.e. 2017

A single year for which the tax information is displayed. A range of years is not allowed.

SIN

numeric or "%" for all identification numbers

 

 

 

 

 

Report Fields

Field Name

Explanation

Employer’s name

Your employer's legal name.

Employee’s name and address

Your legal name and current address.

Year

The taxation year the T4 is issued in.

Box 10 - Province of employment

If you worked in more than one Province you will receive multiple T4s, one for every Province you have worked in.

Box 12 - Social insurance number

Your Social Insurance Number.

Box 14 - Employment income - line 101

Includes not only your wages but also any vacation, bonuses, and taxable benefits, often a summary of several T4 boxes.

Box 16 - Employee’s CPP contributions – line 308

The amount of Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contributions.

Box 17 - Employee’s QPP contributions – line 308

The amount of Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) contributions. This will only be populated if you worked in Québec.

Box 18 - Employee’s EI premiums – line 312

The amount of EI premiums.

Box 20 - RPP contributions – line 207

The amount of any Registered Pension Plan contributions.

Box 22 - Income tax deducted - line 437

Total amount deducted from your pay for income tax (Federal and Provincial).

Box 24 - EI insurable earnings

The amount of EI insurable earnings.

Box 26 - CPP/QPP pensionable earnings

The amount of CPP/QPP pensionable earnings.

Box 28 - Exempt-Exception

An X under CPP/QPP, EI, or PPIP indicates that your earnings are exempt from these withholdings. The majority of taxpayers are not exempt, so it will likely be left blank.

Box 29 - Employment code

This code only applies to specific situations for CPP like employment agency workers, taxi drivers and barbers or hairdressers, otherwise it will be left blank.

Box 44 - Union dues – line 212

This box contains all union dues collected for this tax year.

Box 46 - Charitable donations – line 349

This box contains any charitable donations made through Payroll. If you made other donations outside the office, the charity must issue you a separate tax receipt.

Box 50 - RPP or DPSP registration number

This is your employer’s registration number for a company pension or deferred profit sharing plan.

Box 52  - Pension adjustment – line 206

This is the amount that shows pension contributions that impact the total RRSP amount allowable for the year.

Box 54 - Employer’s account number

This is your employer’s business number.

Box 55 - Employee’s PPIP premiums

This stands for Provincial Parental Insurance Plan and is only applicable to Québec employees.

Box 56 - PPIP insurable earnings

This stands for Provincial Parental Insurance Plan and is only applicable to Québec employees, it shows the insurable earnings for this plan for the year.

Other Information

These are additional boxes that can be populated for other amounts not shown elsewhere on the T4 Tax Slip.

 

When data is generated, all taxable wages are pulled into EmploymentIncome. 

 

If you have non-taxable wages that need to be reported in T4, then you would need to set up on Transaction type setup in Admin tools.  You can do this in Admin Tools > Transaction Types.  

  • UnionDues will pull any Pay wages where the Transaction type has W2Box = 44
  • For others, the client will need to add Value in W2 Box. For example: if you want Reimbursements to appear on T4 as Box 10, then hyou will need to add W2Box = 10 in transaction type setup.
  • Box info will pull any one time pay, permanent deductions and Benefits as long as they have value in W2Box.

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